Meaning and Name Origin
Elfie \e-lfie, el-fie\ as a girls' name. Elfie means "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; white". Elfie is a variation of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Elfie is also a variation of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Elfie is also used as a variation of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).
Elfie has 25 more related forms via Alfreda, Elfrida, Elva: Ailbhe, Alfre, Alfri, Alfrida, Alfried, Alfrieda, Allfrie, Allfry, Allie▲, Elfre, Elfrea, Elfreda, Elfredah, Elfredda, Elfreeda, Elfrieda▼, Elfriede, Elfryda, Ellfreda, Ellfrida, Ellfrieda, Elvah, Elvia, Elvie▼ and Elvy.
Elfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elfie is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Elfie and associated names. Ailbhe, Alfreda, Allie (#257 a year ago), Elfrieda, Elva, Elvia and Elvie are the prominent alternative forms of Elfie (#unlisted). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 and is now much lower, with the versions Alfreda, Elfrieda, Elva and Elvie becoming less stylish. Allie (#257) is the most fashionable girl name among these, with this name going through a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)